200 yards south is "Poplar Grove," Penn's old home and burial place. At age 21, he "won his spurs," leading a company under General Lewis at Point Pleasant. During 1780-81 he organized the first Revolutionary troops from Henry and adjoining counties, and led his regiment to aid General Greene in the battles of Guilford Court House and Eutaw Springs. He helped organize Patrick County.
Geographic Location: Patrick County
Physical Description of Location: Southwest corner of intersection of Kootes Mill Road (State Route 703) and Abram Penn Road (State Route 626), Mayo River, VA 24133. Marker is on right when traveling south on State Route 626.
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